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The Black Watch
(Royal Highland Regiment)

History of the Band

42nd Foot raised
1725

73rd Foot raised
1758

amalgamated to form The Black Watch
1881



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Bandmasters of The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)


Bandmasters of the 1st Battalion The Black Watch

184?-1852 GOLDBERGH.

1852-1863 Bandmaster(s) not known.

1863-186? BADER, I. I.

1868-1877 WILSON, James.

1877-1903 SCOTT, William John.

1903-1919 MURRAY, Edward Thomas.

1919-1927 ROWE, Henry Arnold.

1927-1933 TURNER, Thomas William.

1933-1945 MAIDEN, Lionel John LRAM ARCM.

1945-1949 BARNETT, Louis Jack ARCM.

1949-1951 HICKS, Laurence Henry OBE LRAM ARCM.

1951-1959 BAKER, John Arthur LRAM ARCM.

1959-1965 BEAT, Duncan Ritchie LVO ARCM psm.

1965-1973 HOLMES, Samuel Patrick ARCM AmusTCL ALCM.

1973-1984 ROGERSON, Norman Mollart MBE ARCM A(Mus)LCM FVCM(Hons) LTCL.

1984-1985 MAYCOCK, Raymond Edward William LRAM ARCM LmusTCL LGSM psm.

1985-1992 CARLTON, Trevor.

1992-1994 PEAPLE, Ian Roger.


Bandmasters of the 2nd Battalion The Black Watch

1869-1894 BUCK, Walter Gresson.

1894-1905 JONES, Robert.

1905-1915 O'DONNELL, Percival Sylvester George MVO B Mus LRAM ARCM psm.

1915-1933 AUSTING, Harold Edgar.

1933-1938 LEWIS, Frederick George ARCM.

1938-1949 HICKS, Laurence Henry OBE LRAM ARCM.

1949-1952 Battalion disbanded

1952-1956 BABBS, Walter LRAM ARCM.

Harold Austing
Henry Austing

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